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Under general supervision, the Ordering and Receiving Specialist oversees the firm ordering and receiving process of monographic print and non-print material, including bibliographic searching of initial request through receipt of material. The incumbent oversees the bibliographic checking and on-line transfer of order requests from OCLC.
Generates purchase orders in the Unified Library Management System (ULMS), directs the receiving and distribution of library materials, and tracks outstanding orders in ULMS, including claiming and cancelling of orders.
Selects and evaluates monographic vendors and acts as resource for librarians in all aspects of monographic acquisitions.
Assists the Acquisitions Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator in budget planning and report generation, and acts as resource for the Accounts Payable Specialist in preparing financial reports and resolving vendor and/or invoice issues.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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Four (4) years of Library Assistant experience with High School or equivalent certification; OR three (3) years Library Assistant experience with equivalent to an Associate's Degree (60 units); OR two (2) years Library Assistant experience with equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree (120 units) in job related field required.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Thorough knowledge of and ability to interpret overall library policies and procedures and an in depth knowledge of library operations, policies and procedures pertaining to monographic acquisitions, including a solid understanding of individual work functions and the ability to adapt work procedures.
Reading knowledge of most Romanized languages sufficient to interpret bibliographic and vendor information; knowledge of overall library practices and procedures; knowledge of monographic acquisitions policies, practices, and procedures; knowledge of relevant library acquisitions software applications and external online resources, including the ability to perform complex online searches.
Working knowledge of the library collection. Familiarity with MARC records and LC Classifications.
Ability to establish and adapt to constantly changing priorities and to initiate independent decisions; ability to plan long-term within the objectives of the library; ability to perform complex budget calculations and analyze data.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to; medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
Classification: 2888 / Library Services Spec III
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $3528 -$4633, dependent upon qualifications and experience. The salary range for this classification is: $3528 -$6505 per month.
HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday.
REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.
Applications received through May, 6, 2021 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.
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